There have been serious problems here in the past but access is now less problematic providing climbers keep a low profile. The quarries are owned by Gwynedd Council who offically do not allow access due to public safety reasons - there are high fences and signs prohibiting access, but there have not been any reports of access problems for many years.
Restrictions apply from
Reason: Nesting Birds
2017 - Due to nesting Choughs (these species have legal protection under the Wildlife & Countryside Act), climbing in the Gideon Quarry (all routes on the Gideon Terrace area - including the Cracking Up routes ) is restricted from March 1st until the end of June.
The routes on the Bone People wall and on the main Gideon slab are not affected by this restrction in 2017.